Ep 2. Chris Burkard: Family and Faith

Chris Jerard + Cory Richards

In this episode, Cory Richards and Chris Jerard have a conversation with Photographer, Author,  Husband, and Father, Chris Burkard. The conversation revolves around how Chris became a force to be reckoned with in the outdoor space, his strategy, and how he, his family, and community are working through the current uncertainty around the COVID-19 crisis. 

We also touch on photography accolades, diversifying, and communicating talents, where we gather deep wisdom from Chris on how to expand your portfolio and career within this downtime.

“It is so important to recognize… that this has been maybe, a healing experience for me” – Chris Burkard. 

Check out Episode 3 with Cory Richards!

Show Notes: 

Welcome to Roam From Home Podcast where we talk to some of the greatest minds in adventure about how they are adjusting, adapting and making the most around this unprecedented time around the COVID-19 crisis. 

Chris’ Tips to Expand your Portfolio: 

– Spend this time to write 500 words for each of your favorite 20 images. 

– Specializing in your work is a great way to get started

– Use this downtime to hone other forms of telling the stories of your images

-Apply your stories to Speaking, Writing, and other forms related to your work

Chris Burkard’s Books:

At Glaciers End

The Boy Who Spoke to the Earth 

High Tide: A Surf Odyssey

Distant Shores 

The California Surf Project

Under an Arctic Sky 

Purchase Chris’ Prints here

Follow Chris on Instagram

Don’t forget to check out Unnur, a film directed by Chris!

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